scavenger hunt

(redirected from scavenger hunts)

scavenger hunt

n.
A game in which individuals or teams try to locate and often bring back or take a photograph of miscellaneous items on a list.

scavenger hunt

n
(Games, other than specified) a game in which players are required to collect an assortment of miscellaneous items: usually played outdoors

scav′enger hunt`


n.
a game in which individuals or teams are sent out to get without buying a series of objects, the winner being the person or team returning first with all the items.
[1935–40, Amer.]
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Thrill of the Hunt is a company that exclusively develops and administers to theme scavenger hunts, nationwide.
Fun and educational in-store events include scavenger hunts, Q&A with pet food expertsand games with dog trainers for chances to win prizes
Action plan of the day includes getting DubaieIUs youngsters involved in mangrove rehabilitation, feeding hammour, taking part in natural history scavenger hunts, creating art from collected waste.
Using scavenger hunts and classroom swaps, campuses in the William S.
A literature review revealed that rather than focusing on how to use the library, a growing number of academic libraries host activities, such as murder mysteries, luaus, and scavenger hunts that promote both a positive introduction to the library and student engagement (Cahoy & Bichel 2004; Kirby 2003; Marcus & Beck 2003).
These learning experiences include WebQuests, Pathfinders, Treasure Hunts, Scavenger Hunts, and Tracks.
The companion CD-ROM has activities that include puzzles, scavenger hunts and Web sites that offer answers to questions.
She added: ``We have organised quiz trails, scavenger hunts, environmental sculptures, face painting and storytelling for seven to 11-year-olds.
Scavenger Hunt with Friends is a social networking-based game that allows users to create scavenger hunts by selecting a list of pre-determined items or creating their own customized list.
NEW YORK, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- We are excited about the start of our online weekly scavenger hunts that will provide all participants with some great entertainment.
8220;We offer more than dog scavenger hunts, but our pet-friendly events are very popular and are a lot of fun
Finish any of the online scavenger hunts and you can enter the drawing to win a trip for two to the 2014 US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, California.